Chapters cover the theme of heroic action, Iago’s motivation, guilt and jealousy, and obsession. Bradley, William Hazlitt, Ellen Terry, Konstantin Stanislavsky, Helen Gardner and Edward A.
Some entries from the world of theatre delve into the portrayal of the Moor, Desdemona and Iago from the 1940s on.
This reveals the enormous amount of preparation Iago has put into his plan and the true evil that is brewing beneath the surface.
Iago's loss of self respect and his loss of respect for others have led him to be an evil scheming beast with no account for the lives of others.
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This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. There are a few tape recordings of Leavis speaking. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage or retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from the publishers. If we haven't done so, it is partly for reasons of space, partly also because of the difficulty of completing the opposition. We hope this book will focus more attention on what Leavis actually wrote and what he actually did, and we have tried to make more material of this kind available to be focused on. Leavis Essays and Documents EDITED BY IAN MACKILLOP AND RICHARD STORER continuum London • New York Continuum The Tower Building 11 York Road London SET y NX 15 East 26th Street New York NY 10010 © Ian Mackillop and Richard Storer 2005 All rights reserved. It might have been expected that we would use this Introduction to make a forceful case for Leavis against something else. With this in mind we are particularly glad Introduction 5 to be able to include essays by Barry Cullen and Gary Day, which explore ways of affirming the value of Leavis's criticism in relation to poststructuralism and philosophy. Anecdotes about Leavis, of course, have never been in short supply, and a lively oral tradition seems to have grown up around him quite early in his career. English Literature—Study and teaching—England—Cambridge—History—20th century. As part of this book we have taken the opportunity to include some of the more unusual but interesting research that has been done on Leavis recently (William Baker's study of Leavis's annotations, for example, in Chapter Two) and we are grateful to our contributors for all the occasional or frankly anecdotal material they have provided.If you own the copyright to this book and it is wrongfully on our website, we offer a simple DMCA procedure to remove your content from our site. The best is a 45-minute tape of him reading, mostly from Eliot's Four Quartets and 'Ariel' poems, which was made by Philip Brockbank some time after Leavis took up his Visiting Professorship at the University of York. British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library ISBN HB: 1-8507-5564-7 PB: 0-8264-8576-6 Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication Data F. Leavis: essays and documents / edited by Ian Mackillop and Richard Storer. But there is one aspect of the historical Leavis we cannot represent, and that is the voice - commented on by almost everyone who heard him. Selections here are organised chronologically looking at both theatrical commentary and literary criticism. from Notes and Lectures Upon Shakespeare Samuel Taylor Coleridge 3. The organisation brings out the shifts in emphasis as each generation reinvents Shakespeare, and Othello, by the questions asked, those not asked, and the answers given. Iago’s Jealousy In Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello, good is often confronted by evil, in which almost every case is in the form of jealousy.Iago, the plays antagonist, is a very manipulative villain.